Oak Grove Plantation

Oak Grove Plantation (HM1EX5)

Location: Burlington, NC 27215 Alamance County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 1.15', W 79° 29.433'

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1693 acre grain plantation founded by Michael Holt III (1778-1842). Birthplace of E.M. Holt (1807-1884), a founder of the southern textile industry and developer of "Alamance Plaid" fabrics. Dr. William Rainey Holt (1798-1868), noted "scientific agriculturalist," and N.C. Governor Thomas M. Holt (1831-1896) also born here. Oak Grove Stock Farm established on this site in the 1880s by Lynn Banks Holt (1842-1920). Former slave Caswell Holt (b. 1834) named first black deputy in Reconstruction Alamance County. His brother, Sam Holt (1837-1912), founded nearby Springdale Church and Academy for newly emancipated former slaves.
HM NumberHM1EX5
Year Placed2014
Placed ByAlamance County Historical Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 6:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 636015 N 3987128
Decimal Degrees36.01916667, -79.49055000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 1.15', W 79° 29.433'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 1' 9.00" N, 79° 29' 25.98" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3358 Kimesville Rd, Burlington NC 27215, US
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